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- v. to threap
- v. to call, to term
- v. to insist
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To call; to term.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of threap.
She wad threpe (insist) 'at I bude to hae keepit some o' the duds 'at happit Ma'colm MacPhail the reprobat, whan first he cam to the Seaton -- a puir scraichin' brat, as reid 's a bilet lobster.
I s 'be at the boddom o' 't wi 'whaever daur threpe me sic a lee!'
-- But he never said it, and ye needna try to threpe it upo 'me!' she added, in a tone that showed the very idea too painful.
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